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Dec 10, 2013 5:30am PST
turned up to see obama, they did not really want to hear resident jacob zuma speak. the south african president is increasingly unpopular. >> behind you we can see the people leaving the stadium, and the mc of the ceremony today has scolded several times the crowd, asking them not to sing quite so loudly, to be disciplined, as mandela himself was disciplined. is that surprising at all? perhaps a little surprising, yes. people showed up here expecting a celebration of mandela's life, expecting music and something less dry than what has taken place. although they did receive the words of barack obama very well, generally speaking the ceremony is being considered a disappointment. brazil, thet of chinese president, all speakin
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
of state or government are to attend a memorial service for former south african president nelson mandela. among those taking part is u.s. president barack obama. japan's crown prince will also be at the ceremony. the prince will be the first imperial family member to attend a funeral or a memorial event overseas for a nonroyal. the crowned prince is accompanied by the former prime minister, who will attend the service as a special envoy. they left tokyo aboard a government plane on monday afternoon. the prince will arrive in johannesburg on tuesday morning. >>> there's a severe winter storm in eastern united states, and here's our meteorologist robert speta with the details. robert, how bad is the situation? >> well, gene, this past weekend many people without power, all the way from texas, extending up into new england. today, it does look like the worst of it is in new england, but you're seeing icing all the way across the appalachian mountains here and this is cause for at least 2,000 flights to be cancelled. anybody traveling, it has been a rough go. you see the cloud cover,
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